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The British Press Miss the Point About ‘Corrupt’ Euro Jobs. France Is Taking More Control of the EU with Macron at the Helm
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The British Press Miss the Point About ‘Corrupt’ Euro Jobs. France Is Taking More Control of the EU with Macron at the Helm
July 5, 2019

The debacle over top jobs in the European institutions has drawn the wrath of the Eurosceptic press in the UK, unsurprisingly. The editor of the Daily Telegraph predictably uses the process itself to scorn the EU as “corrupt” but somewhat misses the point.

Stopped Clocks: The European Union Gets War With Iran Exactly Right
July 1, 2019

The WMD lies of the early 2000s have set the bar high for interventions based on military intelligence. And Syria has shown that without conclusive evidence, Europe isn’t about to send in the troops.

Stopped Clocks: The European Union Gets War With Iran Exactly Right
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Macron Suffers Huge Blow With Defeat To Le Pen
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Macron Suffers Huge Blow With Defeat To Le Pen
May 27, 2019

EPP parties were in first place in Germany, but Merkel’s CDU secured 28%, seven points down on its vote share in 2014. Finally, Austria’s Sebastian Kurz said he was “speechless” after a crushing victory, securing a third of all votes in spite of a corruption scandal that has brought down his coalition government with the far-right Freedom party.

Macron Goes Full Machiavelli Ahead of the European Elections
May 21, 2019

It’s rare that the likes of Emmanuel Macron is compared to Roger Stone. But Stone’s cardinal rule, “In order to win, you must do everything,” very much applies to the French president. And the latest political alliance he’s struck ahead of the upcoming European elections only reinforces that.

Macron Goes Full Machiavelli Ahead of the European Elections
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Clash of Civilizations 2.0 Sponsored by Prince and Bannon
April 26, 2019

Bannon, Prince, and other far-rightists are now attempting to impose on their followers and fellow-travelers the same sort of “groupthink” Nazi Propaganda Minister Joseph Goebbels applied to Germany.

Notre-Dame Fire – An Opportunity From Crisis
April 19, 2019

Macron’s cynical exploitation of the Notre-Dame tragedy may well backfire. The real opportunity in this crisis is for the French people to see it as a symbol of ruinous government policies.

Notre-Dame Fire – An Opportunity From Crisis
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Notre-Dame Fire: the Drama and the Interpretations
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Notre-Dame Fire: the Drama and the Interpretations
April 17, 2019

The key thing to understand from a philosophical perspective is that we can view this event from any angle that we wish, and from a political perspective we can use this event to push any narrative that we desire.

Polls Show That Macron’s Great National Debate Flopped
April 12, 2019

Polls from April show that the French government has fallen out of favor with voters. An Ifop survey for Paris Match and Sud Radio shows a clear decline in sympathy for Emmanuel Macron and some of his key ministers.

Polls Show That Macron’s Great National Debate Flopped
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